Shortform: (usually on Fridays)
fun and fast-paced improvised theatre, filled with scenes, songs, games, and lots of audience participation and suggestions.


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Longform: (usually on Saturdays)
full-length, narrative, genre-driven, completely improvised stories based on audience suggestions.


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Teen Classes

Our teen classes provide individual attention from experienced coaches who have worked with youth and teen improvisers for many years. Students explore the concepts and skills of improv through games and exercises, and most classes culminate in a showcase performance for family and friends.

Upcoming Classes:

Summer School Improv for Young Adults
Online
5 Days; July 26 – July 30
Mon – Fri,  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST

Ages 18-24 

Class Time/Dates: 9am-1pm, Monday-Friday July 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30; with a lunch break from 10:45am-11:30am
Class size: 16 students maximum
Class length: 4 hours per day (20 hours total instruction)
Tuition: $350

BATS Virtual Summer School of Improv classes are a fun, playful, and engaging introduction to the principles and mindsets of improvisation and the BATS style of improv. All of our classes will focus on developing the ensemble and honing these foundational skills of listening, support, spontaneity, imagination, and collaboration. Explore telling stories, creating characters, and having a lot of fun with a veteran BATS Improv performer, coach, and early-childhood teaching artist. In this interactive class, we will tell familiar stories, and make up new ones together!

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